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Old 05-06-2006, 04:37 AM   #1
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Fillder Crabs?

Anyone know anything about fiddler crabs? I've got two that I bought under the impression given by the LFS that they could live completely submereged in fresh water. Which I later found out is not the case. Apparently they need to be in brackish with access to a bit of land. Does anyone know if they will tolerate complete saltwater? If so I was thinking about allowing a bit of rock to poke out of the water for them to hang out on. Thanks for the advice.

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Uca crassipes is found in both FW and SW. Honeslty, it is not a great choice for the home aquarium and do best in specially designed habbitats. They do require a dry place outside of the water and should not be kept in a traditional all-water aquarium. They are also prone to escape.
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